Tag Archives: CRISPR

Prison sentence for creator of first CRISPR babies

Françoise Baylis calls for a critical analysis of the institutional context that contributed to the actions for which He Jiankui has been sentenced to prison.

The CRISPR Dream

Françoise Baylis shares a brief excerpt from her book Altered Inheritance: CRISPR and the Ethics of Human Genome Editing.

Russia’s CRISPR “deaf babies”: the next genome editing frontier?

Jackie Leach Scully and Teresa Blankmeyer Burke worry about the ableist and audist assumptions hidden in this venture.

Genome-Edited Babies – A Cause for Concern

Shawn H.E. Harmon describes significant concerns with human genome editing that illustrate multiple failures of governance.

First CRISPR Babies: Where are our Ethics?

Françoise Baylis responds to the recently announced birth of the world’s first genome edited babies and raises concerns about the scientific practice and ethical accountability.

From Bench to Bedside via… The Island of Dr Moreau?

Jason Scott Robert suggests that the creation of part-human animals in stem cell biology may generate scientific confusion.

Join the Debate on Human Genome Editing!

Yeyang Su invites Impact Ethics readers to mark their calendars for the second International Summit on Human Genome Editing.